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    Excelsior Hotel Ernst

    Trankgasse 1 - 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    My family and I stayed over the weekend so we could see the Cathedral in Cologne. This property is just across the street, and is 2 minutes walk from the Cologne Main Train Station. We stayed in the Hanse Stube wing of the hotel, which...More

    Thank Jeff S
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Geschäftsführer at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 23 October 2017

    Dear Jeff S, Thank you for your comment on the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. Thank you as well for the compliments on our rooms and service philosophy. “Your individuality is our excellence” is lived by all of our staff and we aim for making your stay...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    Located across a plaza from the train station, it is also next to the Dom, the top attraction in town and close to the other museums. The staff was attentive and helpful. the rooms were spacious and the A/C was great. Everything about the hotel...More

    Thank thewac0kid
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Geschäftsführer at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 23 October 2017

    Dear thewac0kid, Thank you for your positive comment on the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. We are delighted to read that you have been pleased with our services and facilities. Your feedback is most encouraging in our quest for quality and highest standards of service. Looking forward...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is beautiful and centrally located to the Dom Cathedral, train station, restaurants and other activities. We were surprised at how beautiful our room was and how comfortable the amenities were. We truly enjoyed our stay and the staff was very welcoming and helpful!More

    1  Thank Daniel M
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 26 September 2017

    Dear Daniel M, Thank you for choosing the Excelsior Hotel Ernst during your recent visit to Cologne and for taking the time to share your comments here on TripAdvisor. We are indeed very lucky with our location right in the center of Cologne. We are...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    I like this hotel this is the second time I stay in it ,the location is in front of the church ,dumo and near the train station, room are nice ,all the employee are helpful they deserve the best ,special thanks to the Conciërge gentleman...More

    1  Thank Medhawi
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 15 September 2017

    Dear Medhawi, Thank you very much for choosing the Excelsior Hotel Ernst for your stay in Cologne and for taking the time to share your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are indeed very lucky with our location right in the heart of Cologne. We are...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    We stopped at Cologne during our Christmas market hunt last December. The location was perfect - we managed to find most of the markets with one right across the street at the Cathedral. This hotel did not feel as homey and welcoming as some of...More

    1  Thank Plenilune
    Response from excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Excelsior Hotel ErnstResponded 6 September 2017

    Dear Plenilune, Thank you for visiting us last December and for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We are indeed very fortunate with our location right in the heart of Cologne. We are truly sorry that you did not feel homey and...More

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    About
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    Amenities
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    • Room Service
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$199 - US$664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Cologne
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Cologne >
    • Altstadt-Nord
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    Dear LennaLam, thank you very much for your kind request. First of all we are delighted to learn of your interest in our hotel. You can reserve a room online at our website or by telephone. (+49 221 270 1). Please do... More
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    Response from Cornelia H | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge this is a public garage (underground) . It is probably as secure as any public garage is in a German city. Please contact the hotel for further details.
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    "Rooms are roomy. You won't need a big room for a family."
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    "Rooms at the front have views of the cathedral."
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    "From the higher floors you can see the river nicely"
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    "Not a good choice if you need fast internet."
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